My 100-ish Favorite Films

These are my forever fluctuating 100 favorite films, listed alphabetically. Comments/recommendations are welcome.

8 1/2 (1963) - Fellini
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35 Rhums (2008) - Denis
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A Nous Amours (1983) - Pialat
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The Act of Killing/The Look of Silence (2013, 2014) - Oppenheimer
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Alien (1979) - Scott
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Les Amants du Pont-Neuf/Lovers on the Bridge (1991) - Carax
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Amour/Love (2012) - Haneke
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Andrei Rublev (1966) - Tarkovsky
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L'année dernière à Marienbad/Last Year at Marienbad (1962) - Resnais
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Arabian Nights: Vol. 1, 2, 3 (2015) - Gomes
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Beau Travail (1999) - Denis
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La Belle et La Bete/Beauty and the Beast (1946) - Cocteaubelle-et-la-bete-end

Bis ans Ende der Welt/Until the End of the World (1991) - Wenders
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Blade Runner (1982) - Scott
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Café Lumière (2003)- Hou
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Cafe Noir (2008) - Jung
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Cat People (1982) - Schrader
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Céline et Julie vont en bateau/Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974) - Rivette
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Chunking Express (1994) - Wong
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La Ciénaga (2001) - Martel
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A City of Sadness (1989) - Hou
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Close-Up (1990) - Kiarostami
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Crash (1997) - Cronenberg
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Death Proof (2007) - Tarantino
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Détective (1985) - Godard
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Double Life of Veronique (1991) - Kieslowski
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Die Dreigroschenoper/The Threepenny Opera (1931) - Pabst
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Eden (2014) - Hansen-Løve
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Few of Us (1996) - Bartas
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The Fog (1980) - Carpenter
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Fontainhas Trilogy (1997, 2000, 2006) - Costa
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Gespenster/Ghosts (2005) - Petzold
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Goodbye Dragon Inn (2003) - Tsai
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Hadewijch (2007) - Dumont
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Der Himmel über Berlin/Wings of Desire (1987) - Wenders
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Hiroshima mon amour (1959) - Resnais
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A History of Violence (2005) - Cronenberg
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Holy Mountain (1973) - Jodorowsky
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Hors Satan/Outside Satan (2011) - Dumont
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Innocence (2004) - Hadzihalilovic
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Institute Benjamenta (1995) - The Quays
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Je Vous Salue, Marie/Hail Mary (1985) - Godard
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Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle/The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) - Herzog
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Johnny Guitar (1954) - Ray
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Un Lac/The Lake (2008) - Grandrieux
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Leviathan (2012) - Catraing-Taylor, Paravel
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Life and Nothing More... (1992) - Kiarostami
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Limbo (1999) - Sayles
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Liquid Sky (1982) - Tsukerman
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Maborosi (1995) - Kore Eda
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Malina (1991) - Schroeter
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Melancholia (2011) - von Trier
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Millenium Mambo (2001) - Hou
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Mirror (1975) - Tarkovsky
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Mon Oncle d'Amerique/My American Uncle (1980) - Resnais
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Los Muertos/The Deads (2004) - Alonso
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Mulholland Dr. (2000) - Lynch
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Night and the City (1950) - Dassin
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The Night Porter (1974) - Cavani
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Nosferatu, Phantom der Nacht (1979) - Herzog
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Nouvelle Vague (1990) - Godard
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O Sangue (1989) - Costa
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Only God Forgives (2013) - Refn
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Pastoral: To Die in the Country (1974) - Terayama
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Peppermint Candy (1999) - Lee
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Phaedra (1962) - Dassin
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Pickup on South Street (1953) - Fuller
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Le pont des arts (2004) - Green
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Possession (1981) - Zulawski
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The Red Shoes (1948) - Powell/Pressburger
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Remorques/Stormy Waters (1941) - Gremillon
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Rendez-vous (1985) - Techiné
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La Rose de Fer/Iron Rose (1973) - Rollin
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Running in Madness, Dying in Love (1969) - Wakamatsu
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Sans Soleil/Sunless (1983) - Marker
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Såsom i en spegel/Through a Glass Darkly (1961) - Bergman
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Sedmikrásky/Daisies (1966) - Chytilova
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Sleep Has Her House (2016) - Barley
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Stellar (1993) - Brakhage
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Stoker (2013) - Park
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Stroszek (1977) - Herzog
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Suspiria (1977) - Argento
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Synecdoche, New York (2008) - Kaufman
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The Thing (1982) - Carpenter
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Touki Bouki (1973) - Mambéty
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Tren de Sombras/Train of Shadows (1997) - Guerin
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The Trial (1963) - Welles
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Trys dienos/Three Days (1992) - Bartas
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Tutti i colori del buio/All the Colors of the Dark (1972) - Martino
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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010) - Weerasethakul
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Under the Skin (2013) - Glazer
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Vertigo (1958) - Hitchcock
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Videodrome (1983) - Cronenberg
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La ville de pirates/City of Pirates (1983) - Ruiz
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Vtackovia, Siroty a Blazni/Birds, Orphans and Fools (1969) - Jakubisko
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Week End (1967) - Godard
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Werckmeister harmóniák (2000) - Tarr
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White Material (2009) - Denis
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Woman in the Dunes (1964) - Teshigahara
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The World (2004) - Jia
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The List Updated on 4/24/17

4 comments:

  1. great list Dustin, I havent seen much pre-1980 and this puts my lists to shame. Now I am seriously going to hunt for some of those that I have not seen.

    Rena
    http://www.walterosborne.com/author/rena/

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  2. Thanks for your kind words. The list keeps fluctuating, so please visit from time to time.

    Best,
    D

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  3. i've been visiting this list for two years now, trying to find time looking for the titles you've mentioned. it's a beautiful list, and it's my favorite.

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    1. Thanks for your comment. Let me know if there are any titles you can't find. I may be able to help.

      Best,
      D

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